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Accounting and Finance Management Development Program (AFMDP)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1081581
Corporate Positions
Finance & Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Mar 19, 2019

Accounting and Finance Management Development Program (AFMDP)

JCPenney is proud to offer the Finance Management Development Program (FMDP) in our Shared Services Center located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The FMDP is a 12 month robust development program which will allow you to join the JCPenney finance management team while you finish your degree (25-40 hour work week). Participants will receive management training in corporate accounting functions, project management, financial/data analysis, team management, and executive presentation skills. Successful participants will create value for JCPenney through live business projects while receiving coaching and mentoring from JCPenney business leaders.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates can transition into possible roles such as Accounting Analyst, Staff Accountant, or Internal Auditor for JCPenney.

Why Join JCPenney?

One of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishing retailers, JCPenney is undergoing a resurgence to become America's preferred retail destination for unmatched style, quality and value. JCPenney operates over 800 retail stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. With the company home office located in Dallas, TX, the Shared Services Center in Salt Lake City, UT provides accounting, accounts payable, payroll, and contact center support for the entire enterprise. Through a career at JCPenney, students and recent graduates will have the opportunity to develop professional skills and play an integral role in the financial leadership of one of the nation’s largest retailers.

Management Experience Offerings:

  • Exposure to multiple finance areas (GL, Inventory Management, AP, Payroll, AR, Credit, Banking)
  • Live business projects with management support and oversight Frequent feedback and coaching
  • Senior management mentoring and Management level compensation
  • Career progression available within Controllers, Internal Audit, FP&A, Store Ops, and Supply Chain (in Salt Lake City, UT, Dallas, TX, and nationwide)

Who Should Apply?

We are looking for future leaders who are entrepreneurial thinkers and problem solvers. We provide a platform for candidates to prepare for a corporate finance and accounting career while contributing real time through projects and problem solving opportunities.

To apply for the FMDP, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Majors: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Systems, Operations & Supply Chain, Management
  • Must graduate by 2020
  • GPA: 3.0 (minimum)
  • Relocation/Travel: While based in SLC, occasional business travel may be required based on assignment.

If you are interested in learning more about how to join our dynamic team, please contact us at slcrecruiting-sm@jcp.com. For more opportunities to join our team please visit us at www.jobs.jcp.com

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JCPenney is an equal opportunity employer

Job Title: Accounting and Finance Management Development Program (AFMDP)
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States -
Job ID: 1081581

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